Justin BarneyPresident and CEO
As President and Chief Executive Officer, Justin is responsible for ScaleArc's day-to-day operations, as well as leading the company's go-to-market strategy. Justin also served as ScaleArc's President & COO from Dec 2011 to Sept 2013. Prior to ScaleArc, Justin was Vice President of Sales for Software in the Americas at Juniper Networks, where he joined via the acquisition of Ankeena. He served as Vice President of Sales at Citrix Systems, and as Director of Sales at NetScaler. He received an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Justin also served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves from 1992-1998.
Varun SinghFounder and CTO
As Chief Technology Officer, Varun leads ScaleArc's Product Development and Technology Strategy. Varun also served as ScaleArc's CEO from March 2009 to Sept 2013. Varun is a technologist with broad experience in several fields, from running Linux-based BBS systems in the pre-internet-boom days, to writing about technology and open source software at PC Quest, CHIP, Digit and Network Computing, to creating India's top online technology brands such as TechTree and Tech2, to hosting technology shows on CNBC, TV18, CNN-IBN and ET Now. He led large Web & Application development teams as CTO at Network 18's web division and built the highly scalable technology behind large websites like IN.com, MoneyControl.com and various other portals.
Uday SawantCo-founder & Chief Architect
As Chief Architect, Uday leads the engineering team at ScaleArc and focuses on Testing & Quality Control. He has over 12 years of development experience across a wide range of environments. From having led the team that built one of India's first online examination initiatives to building the engines that power sites like MoneyControl.com and IN.com, Uday has deep experience with scaling, securing, and achieving resilience with web and database environments. His command of established and emerging development standards has helped ScaleArc architect a reliable, flexible and versatile solution. Uday is a Bachelor of Science from Mumbai University.
Alok SrivastavaSenior Vice President of Global Engineering
As Senior Vice President of Global Engineering, Alok leads ScaleArc’s global engineering organization. He has more than 27 years of R&D, engineering, product management, and operations experience in the areas of massively parallel and distributed systems building big data management products and platforms. Prior to ScaleArc, Alok was Vice President of Engineering at ParAccel, founding Vice President of Engineering at Delphix , and a Director of Engineering at Oracle for 12 years. Alok was also one of the core designers of India's first massively parallel processing computer, PARAM. Alok has a Bachelor's degree in Electronics Engineering from IIT, Roorkee, India, and an MBA from The Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania. Alok holds 33 U.S. patents.
Gaurav GuptaVice President of Engineering
Vice President of Engineering, Gaurav overlooks the India engineering team. He has 10 years of experience in file systems, network protocols and building high-performance I/O systems on Linux. Before ScaleArc, Gaurav worked as a founding engineer at CloudVelocity, where he helped build the industry's first hybrid cloud platform. He also worked as a Principal Software Engineer at Symantec, Cisco Systems and NeoPath Networks, and is a contributor to OpenStack. He received an M.S in computer science from University of Maryland, BC, B.E from Pune Institute of Computer Technology, India and certification in International Business Management from University of California, Berkeley. Gaurav currently holds 3 US patents.
Kevin MartinVice President of Sales (North America)
As Vice President of Sales, North America, Kevin is responsible for pipeline and revenue generation. He has over fifteen years of technology sales experience in the Application Delivery Controller, Database, Real Time Monitoring and Content Delivery markets. Prior to ScaleArc, Kevin was Director of Sales Major Accounts for F5 Networks. He also served as RVP Sales Central & Western US for Coradiant (acquired by BMC) and with NetScaler (acquired by Citrix) as Director Salesa.
Michelle McLeanVice President of Marketing
As Vice President of Marketing, Michelle is responsible for overseeing all of ScaleArc’s marketing strategy and initiatives. She has more than 20 years of networking and market positioning experience. Prior to ScaleArc, she held director of product marketing positions at ConSentry Networks, Peribit Networks, and Trapeze Networks, and prior to that, she was director of strategic marketing at Pluris. She previously served as program director at the research firm META Group, providing technology and strategy direction to global 2000 enterprise clients. Before that, she tracked technical developments, networking trends, and vendor strategies as a journalist for two leading networking publications, LAN Times and LAN Magazine. Michelle earned her BA in English from the University of California at Berkeley.
John VastanoVice President of Worldwide Customer Support and Services
As Vice President of Worldwide Customer Support and Services, John is responsible for global customer support, training and professional services at ScaleArc. He has over 15 years of experience running customer-facing technical teams. Prior to ScaleArc, John led Technical Operations at Juniper after its acquisition of Ankeena Networks, where he served as Senior Director, Technical Operations. He has built and managed services teams at both large companies and growing startups including Citrix, NetScaler, Jasper Wireless and Aerohive Networks. John earned a Ph.D. in nonlinear physics from the University of Texas at Austin and undergraduate degrees from Texas A&M University. John holds 11 U.S. patents in networking
Deepak PatelDirector of Product Management
As Director of Product Management, Deepak is responsible for development and delivery of product demonstrations. He has over 14 years of experience in the networking space with roles in product development, sales engineering and product management. Prior to joining ScaleArc, he was the Product Manager for NetScaler at Citrix Systems. He has deep experience with HTTP/SQL scaling, optimization and high availability. He received an MBA from Santa Clara University and an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from National Institute of Technology Karnataka (KREC) India.